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HiiDii glasses, Shine automated toilet cleaner, Ezl smartphone stand, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week I’m bringing you two Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns and two campaigns from Indiegogo. et’s check them out. HiiDii Glasses: Wearable Hands-Free Control for Your Devices What is it? HiiDii Glasses are a wearable controller for computers, tablets, and smartphones. Why do I like it? I like the HiiDii Glasses because it’s …

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Nomad just made wireless charging easier with the new Base Station Pro

NEWS – I’ve reviewed both of Nomad’s wireless chargers, the Base Station, and the Base Station Apple Watch Edition. Both are great, I keep one in the bedroom, and one in the living room and use them every day. Now Nomad is upping its wireless charging game even further by announcing the Base Station Pro. …

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Routers, robot vacuums, pillows, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – Here we are again. You know the drill. Assume the mandatory weekend position (on the couch with your laptop or tablet and your favorite beverage) and browse this handy listing of all the news and reviews that we posted this week on The Gadgeteer. Ready. Set. Enjoy! REVIEWS Gl-inet GL-B1300 – Convexa-B dual-band …

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Carving the Thanksgiving turkey will never be boring again thanks to the Mighty Carver

NEWS – Carving the Thanksgiving turkey is an age-old tradition shared by many families. What if I told you this year you could carve up that delicious bird with a chainsaw. You could be the hit of your Thanksgiving feast with the Mighty Carver Electric Chainsaw Carving Knife. Well, okay, it may not be a …

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Tidashi is a wearable Titanium utility knife

NEWS – EDC fans will no doubt be interested in the Tidashi knife from SplinterSeed. This mini lightweight utility knife is made of solid Grade 5 titanium and is available with a brushed or polished finish in a variety of anodized colors. The wearable knife features a silicone cap that has two functions. It protects …

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Make the SwagBag an awesome part of your child’s Halloween costume this year

NEWS – You can tell your kids to leave the plastic pumpkin or Walmart sack at home this Halloween when they go out on their trick-or-treating adventures. They can replace those boring candy carriers with this cool customizable SwagBag backpack that can become part of their costume. The backpack has an LED panel on the …

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2 Kickstarter projects that will turn your iPad Pro into a laptop

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Have you made the leap from using a laptop or desktop computer to just using a tablet like the iPad Pro? I think about making this leap quite often, but the keyboard cases for the iPad Pro have one feature that’s been missing until now – a trackpad. Yes, I know that …

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Ditch the keyboard but let your fingers keep typing with the new Tap Strap 2 wearable keyboard

NEWS – About a year ago, I reviewed the Tap wearable keyboard and mouse. As far as alternative keyboards are concerned, it was one of the more unusual ones that I’ve tested. Well, now Tap is back with an updated model with their new Tap Strap 2 wearable keyboard which introduces their new AirMouse feature. …

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New products from Tile are rolling out today

NEWS – I don’t know about you, but there are some pretty important things in my life that would cause me no small heartache if I lost them or they were stolen.  You are probably the same.  Keys, laptop, cellphone, wallet, backpacks, briefcases, small children, etc.  Thankfully, there are ways you can protect those things …

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You won’t be a loser with the new Orbitkey x Chipolo tracker

NEWS – Are you loser? You know the type, who always misplaces their keys? Orbitkey and Chipolo are going to help you put an end to that problem with the new Orbitkey x Chipolo Tracker. What is it? The Orbitkey x Chipolo Tracker is a small USB flash drive looking device that has been designed …

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These famous guitars won’t take up much space or empty your wallet

NEWS – If you’ve ever fancied yourself as a rock god wielding a guitar from one of your musical heroes, you can realize that dream for less cash than you’d ever imagine. Really! Ok, not really. But almost! Axe Heaven sells authentic replicas of famous musician’s guitars but in miniature form. Acoustics, electrics, dual necked …

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The new Khyte laptop messenger from Mission Workshop has me all kinds of excited. Really.

NEWS – Mission Workshop makes some of the best bags in the business, including the Rhake laptop Backpack I reviewed last year. Their messenger bags have always been excellent, but the Khyte is MW’s first foray into a mission-specific messenger bag for your laptop and tech gear. It looks to be a beauty, and just jumped …

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This leash assures that you and your dog will never be left in the dark

NEWS – If you’re a dog owner, you know the importance of walking your pooch. It becomes harder to do this time of year because we lose daylight faster, and walking your dog at night is precarious at best. And if you’ve ever tried holding a leash and flashlight or cell phone at the same …

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Chubby Buttons makes fumbling for your earbud controls a thing of the past

NEWS – Check out this wearable controller for your iOS or Android smartphone that puts media control buttons right on your wrist. Chubby Buttons is a Bluetooth controller that you can wear or stick to any surface to provide you with large easy to press buttons that adjust volume and media playback. Wear the water-resistant …

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Get steamed about dinner. Anova Precision Oven brings steam cooking to the home counter

NEWS – Innovating consumer cooking appliance company Anova looks to do for steam cooking what they did for sous vide. The upcoming Precision Oven will be an affordable steam cooking solution that fits on your kitchen counter. The Precision Oven is a connected device that will allow for monitoring / control from anywhere. Why steam …

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